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What’s On Calendar
August 20–26, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Monday, August 20, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Tools for Conviviality

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Wednesday, August 22, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Tools for Conviviality

Wednesday, August 22, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

Free Flicks - Moneyball

Wednesday, August 22, 2012
8:40pm

The tale of Oakland Athletic's general manager, Billy Beane, who fought against all odds to put together a team of unlikely heroes.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Thursday, August 23, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Tools for Conviviality

Thursday, August 23, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

Dancing on the Pier: Swing and Cha-Cha

Thursday, August 23, 2012
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Dancing on the Pier is a social dancer's dream come true!

Songs for Cello

Thursday, August 23, 2012
7:00pm

Transcendent improvisations on his five-string cello by Rufus Cappadocia.

Frost at the Gladstone: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Friday, August 24, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

Sami photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen presents an exhibition of his work.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, August 24, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Tools for Conviviality

Friday, August 24, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

World Café

Friday, August 24, 2012
6:00pm –11:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Thai? Latin? Indian? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Lifestyle Zone

Friday, August 24, 2012
7:00pm –11:00pm

Wanna relax by the waterfront? Come to the new Lifestyle Zone, sit back, Tweet, Instagram, snack and explore. Be a part of this new café culture!

Never Leave Yen-J Alone

Friday, August 24, 2012
8:30pm –10:00pm

Finally getting a chance to trade his basement for big stages, Yen-J is gradually realizing his musical dream!

Wild Harvest Music of Taiwan

Friday, August 24, 2012
10:00pm

The music of Taiwan's aboriginals is an important starting point in the realm of world music. In fact, there are already large numbers of people on the world music stage who are raving about this form of music from Taiwan.

Frost at the Gladstone: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Saturday, August 25, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

Sami photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen presents an exhibition of his work.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, August 25, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

World Café

Saturday, August 25, 2012
12:00pm –11:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Thai? Latin? Indian? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Tools for Conviviality

Saturday, August 25, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

Lifestyle Zone

Saturday, August 25, 2012
12:00pm –11:00pm

Wanna relax by the waterfront? Come to the new Lifestyle Zone, sit back, Tweet, Instagram, snack and explore. Be a part of this new café culture!

The King of Stewing featuring Chef Tim Teng

Saturday, August 25, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

One of the most common techniques in Taiwanese cooking is stewing. Chef Tim Teng reveals the secrets to this traditional and beautiful culinary art form.

Lens on Taiwan

Saturday, August 25, 2012
1:00pm –10:30pm

The lives of Taiwanese people from many perspectives are presented through the lenses of seven documentaries.

Survey Says

Saturday, August 25, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Play the game that reveals the untold stories of various lifestyles in Canada.

Year of the Snake Lantern Making

Saturday, August 25, 2012
1:00pm – 7:00pm

In preparation for the next Lunar New Year, LunarFest is inviting the children of Toronto to help design new fashions for special snake lanterns!

Taiwan Craft & Game Fair

Saturday, August 25, 2012
1:00pm – 8:30pm

The Taiwan Craft & Game Fair offers six different traditional crafts and games for all ages.

Rose, Rose, I Love You featuring the Line Dancers of Metro Square

Saturday, August 25, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Get ready to sway with the Line Dancers of Metro Square as they celebrate the life of Feng Fei Fei, also known as The Queen of Hats, with a series of her songs in their newest line dances.

Survey Says

Saturday, August 25, 2012
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Play the game that reveals the untold stories of various lifestyles in Canada.

Survey Says

Saturday, August 25, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Play the game that reveals the untold stories of various lifestyles in Canada.

Our Children, Our Voice: Astounding A Cappella featuring O-Kai Singers

Saturday, August 25, 2012
5:30pm – 6:30pm

Founded in 2004, this a cappella group, with members from one of the Taiwanese Indigenous groups, Taiya Tribe, has received numerous awards in a cappella competitions both in Taiwan and around the world.

Survey Says

Saturday, August 25, 2012
5:30pm – 6:30pm

Play the game that reveals the untold stories of various lifestyles in Canada.

Asian Culinary Chase featuring Andrew Chase

Saturday, August 25, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Renowned food critic Andrew Chase shares his insight on Taiwanese food.

When the clapping begins... Remembering the Queen of Hats: Singing Contest Winners!

Saturday, August 25, 2012
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Feng Fei Fei (affectionately known as The Queen of Hats) is one of Taiwan's most legendary female singers of all time!

A Gift of Love featuring Pin Kuan

Saturday, August 25, 2012
9:30pm –11:00pm

Nicknamed “The Prince of Love,” Pin Kuan is known for using his music to move people’s hearts, especially those of his female fans.

Frost at the Gladstone: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Sunday, August 26, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

Sami photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen presents an exhibition of his work.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, August 26, 2012
10:00am – 9:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

World Café

Sunday, August 26, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Thai? Latin? Indian? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Tools for Conviviality

Sunday, August 26, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

Lifestyle Zone

Sunday, August 26, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Wanna relax by the waterfront? Come to the new Lifestyle Zone, sit back, Tweet, Instagram, snack and explore. Be a part of this new café culture!

The King of Stewing featuring Chef Tim Teng

Sunday, August 26, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

One of the most common techniques in Taiwanese cooking is stewing. Chef Tim Teng reveals the secrets to this traditional and beautiful culinary art form.

Survey Says

Sunday, August 26, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Play the game that reveals the untold stories of various lifestyles in Canada.

Year of the Snake Lantern Making

Sunday, August 26, 2012
1:00pm – 4:00pm

In preparation for the next Lunar New Year, LunarFest is inviting the children of Toronto to help design new fashions for special snake lanterns!

Taiwan Craft & Game Fair

Sunday, August 26, 2012
1:00pm – 5:00pm

The Taiwan Craft & Game Fair offers six different traditional crafts and games for all ages.

FROM THE ARCHIVES / Fern Bayer

Sunday, August 26, 2012
2:00pm

Fern Bayer is an independent curator and art historian, who will discuss the exhibition From Sea to Shining Sea (1987).

Lens on Taiwan

Sunday, August 26, 2012
2:00pm – 5:00pm

The lives of Taiwanese people from many perspectives are presented through the lenses of seven documentaries.

Our Children, Our Voice: Astounding A Cappella featuring O-Kai Singers

Sunday, August 26, 2012
2:30pm – 3:00pm

Founded in 2004, this a cappella group, with members from one of the Taiwanese Indigenous groups, Taiya Tribe, has received numerous awards in a cappella competitions both in Taiwan and around the world.

Survey Says

Sunday, August 26, 2012
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Play the game that reveals the untold stories of various lifestyles in Canada.

Asian Culinary Chase featuring Andrew Chase

Sunday, August 26, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Renowned food critic Andrew Chase shares his insight on Taiwanese food.

Songs from an Ancient Garden

Sunday, August 26, 2012
4:00pm

Classical Persian music performed by the Shiraz Ensemble, with percussion virtuoso Pedram Khavarzamini.

Wild Harvest Music of Taiwan

Sunday, August 26, 2012
4:00pm

The music of Taiwan's aboriginals is an important starting point in the realm of world music. In fact, there are already large numbers of people on the world music stage who are raving about this form of music from Taiwan.

LIVE / Mariachi Fuego

Sunday, August 26, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Composed of veteran mariachi musicians from the GTA , Mariachi Fuego offers a refreshing twist to all their performances while maintaining a high degree of respect in their execution of traditional mariachi repertoire.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

For details, inquire at the Info Desk or call 416 973 4000.

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